BlizzCon won’t be returning to normal in 2021, Blizzard confirmed today. Blizzard is pushing its annual fan convention, which normally takes place in November, into early next year, where it will combine an online show with “smaller, in-person gatherings,” according to BlizzCon executive producer Saralyn Smith.
In an official statement, Smith writes that due to the nature of planning such a large event and working with various partners among the unpredictability of the pandemic, the time for being able to adequately plan a November show has passed.
“The ongoing complexities and uncertainties of the pandemic have impacted our ability to properly move forward on many of these fronts, and ultimately we’re now past the point where we’d be able to develop the kind of event we’d want to create for you in November,” Smith writes.
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